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Eggplant vs Pumpkin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Eggplant and Pumpkin

  • Eggplant has more Fiber, while Pumpkin has more Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin B2, Copper, and Vitamin E .
  • Pumpkin's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 47% higher.
  • Pumpkin contains 6 times less Fiber than Eggplant. Eggplant contains 3g of Fiber, while Pumpkin contains 0.5g.

The food types used in this comparison are Eggplant, raw and Pumpkin, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Iron +247.8%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +48.5%
Contains more Copper +56.8%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 7% 30% 9% 43% 9% 19% 1%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Iron +247.8%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +48.5%
Contains more Copper +56.8%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +218.2%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +36913%
Contains more Vitamin E +253.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +197.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.6
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.298
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 2% 6% 0% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 0% 9% 17%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 30% 511% 22% 0% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 0% 3% 12%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +218.2%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +309.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +36913%
Contains more Vitamin E +253.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +197.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.6
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.298

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
9
Eggplant
55
Pumpkin
Mineral Summary Score
10
Eggplant
18
Pumpkin

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
6%
Eggplant
6%
Pumpkin
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
7%
Pumpkin
Fats
1%
Eggplant
0%
Pumpkin

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Eggplant Pumpkin
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Eggplant Pumpkin
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.77g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Eggplant Pumpkin Opinion
Calories 25 26 Pumpkin
Protein 0.98 1 Pumpkin
Fats 0.18 0.1 Eggplant
Vitamin C 2.2 9 Pumpkin
Net carbs 2.880000114440918 6 Pumpkin
Carbs 5.88 6.5 Pumpkin
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.23 0.8 Pumpkin
Calcium 9 21 Pumpkin
Potassium 229 340 Pumpkin
Magnesium 14 12 Eggplant
Sugar 3.53 2.76 Pumpkin
Fiber 3 0.5 Eggplant
Copper 0.081 0.127 Pumpkin
Zinc 0.16 0.32 Pumpkin
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Phosphorus 24 44 Pumpkin
Sodium 2 1 Pumpkin
Vitamin A 23 8513 Pumpkin
Vitamin E 0.3 1.06 Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.039 0.05 Pumpkin
Vitamin B2 0.037 0.11 Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.649 0.6 Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.281 0.298 Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.084 0.061 Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 1.1 Eggplant
Folate 22 16 Eggplant
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.052 Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.013 Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 0.005 Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.009 0.012 Pumpkin
Threonine 0.037 0.029 Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045 0.031 Eggplant
Leucine 0.064 0.046 Eggplant
Lysine 0.047 0.054 Pumpkin
Methionine 0.011 0.011
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.032 Eggplant
Valine 0.053 0.035 Eggplant
Histidine 0.023 0.016 Eggplant
Fructose 1.54 Eggplant

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Eggplant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169228/nutrients
  2. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.